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Title Governance for sustainable development : a foundation for the future / edited by Georgina Ayre and Rosalie Callway
Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2005

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Description xix, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Setting the scene/ Rosalie Callway-- Outcomes from the WSSD/ Georgina Ayre and Rosalie Callway -- Environment : the path of global environmental governance : form and function in historical perspective/ Maria Ivanova -- Economy : the economic problem of sustainable governance/ Andrew Simms -- Society : participation and engagement/ Maria Figueroa Küpçü-- Water : water and governance/ Alan W. Hall-- Energy : energy governance, poverty, and sustainable development/ /Richard Sherman -- Health : health and sustainable development : addressing the challenges post Johannesburg / Yasmin von Schirnding -- Agriculture : improving governance for food security and agriculture/ Robert L. Paarlberg -- Biodiversity : biodiversity governance after Johannesburg/ Andrew M. Deutz -- Conclusion: Where next?/ Georgina Ayre
Summary "Good governance was identified at the World Summit on Sustainable Development as a critical factor for ensuring successful sustainable development. This book builds on the briefing papers that were presented at the Summit, taking further the discussions of the WEHAB agenda (Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture and food, and Biodiversity - the five international priority sectors highlighted by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan). This is a unique offering on the role and reform of global institutions and processes, raising issues that have previously been neglected in international discussions."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sustainable development -- International cooperation.
Sustainable development -- Government policy.
Environmental protection -- International cooperation.
Environmental policy.
Author Ayre, Georgina.
Callway, Rosalie.
ebrary, Inc.
World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002 : Johannesburg, South Africa)
LC no. 2005004988
ISBN 1844072088 paperback
184407207X